cordón

See also: cordon

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cordon.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /korˈdon/, [korˈðõn]

NounEdit

cordón m (plural cordones)

  1. cord
  2. lace, string
  3. shoelace, bootlace, lacing
  4. drawstring, drawcord
  5. lanyard
  6. (military) aiguillette
    • 1916, Horacio Quiroga, La guerra de los yacarés:
      El Surubí, que se había enamorado del cinturón y los cordones del oficial, pidío que se los regalaran, y tuvo que sacárselos de entre los dientes al viejo yacaré, pues habían quedado enredados allí.
      (The catfish) Surubí, who had fallen in love with the officer's belt and aiguillettes, requested them be given to him as a gift, and had to get them out of the old cayman's teeth, as they had become entangled there.

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